Woman recovering after being hit by train in Lincoln

A 48-year-old local woman is recovering in hospital after she was hit by a train on Tuesday evening in Lincoln.

The incident happened at around 5.30pm near a rail over road bridge on Washingborough Road in Lincoln, when the woman was struck by the train.

She was taken to Lincoln County Hospital with a head injury, which is not believed to be life threatening. Her family have been advised.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said the incident is not being treated as suspicious.